The Future of Law is committed law students who become committed lawyers

The Future of Law is committed law students who become committed lawyers

The future of any profession rests with the next generation of young people who wish to join its ranks. I am pleased to say that the future of the legal profession is in good hands after attending the 2013 Attorney General’s Student Pro Bono Awards at the House of Commons on Monday 25 March.

The Awards have been running since 2007 and celebrate the pro bono work that law students and law schools engage in to support their local communities and the rule of law.

I was lucky enough to be one of the judges again this year and the quality of applications was outstanding. In fact, my fellow judges (Nick Fluck, Isla Grant and Robin Porter) and I had such difficulty in separating the students put f

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About the author:
Tom Laidlaw is Head of Academic and Public Sector Marketing. He has over 10 years’ experience of developing and managing strategic relationships with UK law schools and supporting new generations of UK lawyers